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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Capon Springs Station.

This page contains six sections:

Around Capon Springs Station ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Petersburg (VA). It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the southeast of where Capon Springs Station would have been located. Petersburg (VA) has a population of 32,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Winchester (VA). It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the east of Capon Springs Station and has a population of 27,900 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Capon Springs Station and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brunswick (MD)   [Map]   6,266   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,707   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Berryville (VA)   [Map]   4,338   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Broadway (VA)   [Map]   3,880   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   15,239   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Luray (VA)   [Map]   4,817   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   9,771   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   6,617   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Warrenton (VA)   [Map]   9,875   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Woodstock (VA)   [Map]   5,212   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Charles Town   [Map]   5,957   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   17,404   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ranson   [Map]   5,173   E   36 miles [57.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Columbia Furnace (VA)   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Day - Mar Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Echo Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Middletown (VA)   [Map]   1,353   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nordic Village (VA)   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Reliance (VA)   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stephens City (VA)   [Map]   1,999   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Toms Brook (VA)   [Map]   271   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Augusta   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Baker   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Capon Bridge   [Map]   371   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Romney   [Map]   1,737   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Slanesville   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Three Churches   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Wardensville   [Map]   261   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Capon Springs Station, please visit our County-by-County Page for Capon Springs Station.

Hampshire County ...

Capon Springs Station would have been located within present day Hampshire County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hampshire County: Allegany (MD), Frederick (VA), Hardy, Mineral & Morgan.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Capon Springs Station ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Capon Springs Station.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Capon Springs Station.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Capon Springs Station. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Capon Springs Station. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of West Virginia

    West Virginia Tourism
    Parks for West Virginia

    Fishing in West Virginia
    Hunting in West Virginia


National Park Service (NPS) sites in West Virginia

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in West Virginia

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in West Virginia

Airports Near Capon Springs Station ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Capon Springs Station.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Luray Caverns Airport   [Map]   W45   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   NNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   WSW   35 miles [56.3 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Capon Springs Station.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Capon Springs Station. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Washington Dulles Intl.    [Map]   ---   ESE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   WNW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Baltimore - Washington Intl. (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]   BWI   E   99 miles [159.3 km]
Harrisburg Intl. (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]   MDT   NE   117 miles [188.3 km]
University Park Airport (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]   UNV   NNE   122 miles [196.3 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NW   129 miles [207.6 km]
Richmond Intl. (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]   RIC   SSE   130 miles [209.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl. (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]   SHD   SSW   64 miles [103 km]
Charlottesville Airport (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]   CHO   S   70 miles [112.7 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   N   82 miles [132 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNW   90 miles [144.8 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   W   91 miles [146.5 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   NW   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Winchester Rgnl.(ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]   OKV   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Front Royal Airport   [Map]   FRR   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Luray Caverns Airport   [Map]   W45   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.(MRB/KMRB)   [Map]   MRB   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.(ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]   CBE   NNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Grant Co. Airport(ICAO: KW99)   [Map]   W99   WSW   35 miles [56.3 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Rgnl.   (ICAO: KOKV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eastern West Virginia Rgnl.   (MRB/KMRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCBE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant Co. Airport   (ICAO: KW99)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Leesburg Exec.   (ICAO: KJYO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Baltimore - Washington Intl.   (BWI/KBWI)   [Map]
        Website for Baltimore - Washington International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
        Website for Garrett County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Culpeper Rgnl.   (ICAO: KCJR)   [Map]
        Website for Culpeper Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hagerstown Rgnl.   (HGR/KHGR)   [Map]
        Website for Hagerstown Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manassas Muni.   (HEF/KHEF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harrisburg Intl.   (MDT/KMDT)   [Map]
        Website for Harrisburg International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richmond Intl.   (RIC/KRIC)   [Map]
        Website for Richmond International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlottesville Airport   (CHO/KCHO)   [Map]
        Website for Charlottesville - Albemarle Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Capon Springs Station.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Capon Springs Station. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Capon Springs Station) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Capon Springs Station. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1512, Longitude: -78.5192     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Capon Springs Station have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Capon Springs Station), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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